CEO, Alchemists Collective
Angel Gambino is a WIRED Top 100 executive and serial entrepreneur with 20 years experience working with innovative media, tech and retail businesses offering extraordinary consumer experiences. She is a problem solver with a unique blend of general management skills having demonstrated particular success transforming and accelerating growth of businesses by creating and identifying the right marketing, distribution and monetization models and partnerships. She is an intuitive strategist, natural networker and tenacious business developer who instinctively delivers results with impact.
Recently, Angel held the position of Global VP, Music & Content at social media giant Bebo, where she was responsible for accelerating the growth and enhancing the popularity of bebo by creating and executing bebo's music strategy, product and partnerships. Her focus on building the valuation of the company through entertainment content helped ensure AOL's acquisition of the company for $850m.
Previously she was VP, Commercial, Strategy & Digital Media for MTV Networks where she oversaw MTVN’s strategy & P&L across MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Paramount and Comedy brands where she launched the first IPTV, VOD, mobile and social channels.
Prior to MTVN, Angel was Controller, Business Development & Emerging Platforms at the BBC where she lead the company's expansion into mobile, broadband and on-demand platforms including creation, development and launch of the iPlayer.
Angel was a founding Director of Broadband at gameplay where she lead business development and has consulted to a number of Fortune 500 companies in the area of online commerce.
Earlier in her career she served as Director of Legal and Business Affairs for several NGOs protecting wildlife and their habitat.